Primary Outcome Measures:
- Stages of Change [ Time Frame: 9 months ]
The ANSOCQ measuring readiness to change in patients with anorexia nervosa.
- Eating-Disorder inventory [ Time Frame: 9 months ]
91 item self-report measure assessing symptoms and attitudes related to eating disorders. It consists of 11 subscales (drive for thinness, bulimia, body dissatisfaction, effectiveness, interpersonal distrust, interoceptive awareness, asceticism, perfectionism, social insecurity, maturity fears and impulse regulation)
- Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale [ Time Frame: 9 months ]
10 item self-report scale measure assessing self-esteem.
- German Coping Across Situations Questionnaire [ Time Frame: 9 months ]
Questionnaire assessing coping behavior in four problem areas (school, parents, peers and the opposite sex). 20 items in each area.
- Body Mass Index [ Time Frame: 9 months ]
Rating of weight in relation of a persons height
- Body-Image-Questionnaire [ Time Frame: 9 months ]
A self-report measure assessing different aspects of body perception based on the model of semantic differentials.
- Eating Attitudes Test [ Time Frame: 9 months ]
40 item self-report measure assessing eating attitudes and symptoms related to eating disorders. It consists of 3 subscales (dieting, bulimia and oral control).
- Questionnaire for the assessment of dispositional self-awareness [ Time Frame: 9 months ]
Measure assessing private self-awareness (meta-cognitions regarding the private self) and public self-awareness (perception of oneself in presence of others).
N=92 adolescents referred to an eating disorders clinic meeting criteria for anorexia nervosa (AN) gave written informed consent to participate in this study and completed the ANSOCQ, the Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI-2), the Eating Attitudes Test (EAT), the Body Image Questionnaire (BIQ), two questionnaires measuring Self-Related Cognitions (SRC) and the Coping Across Situations Questionnaire (CASQ). After a treatment period of nine months, clinical AN diagnosis and the body mass index (BMI) were re-assessed. Exploratory factor analysis and logistic regressions were performed.